B.S. in Technology with an emphasis in Applied Manufacturing Technology (online)
Learn at home to advance your career
Have a technical AAS degree? Our fully online Bachelor of Science in Technology with an emphasis in Applied Manufacturing Technology (BS-AMT) is a convenient and affordable way to build on your degree, advance into leadership positions, and increase your earning potential. Economists predict a surge in manufacturing job openings as the industry expands and highly skilled workers retire. Manufacturing jobs pay well, and a BS-AMT from NIU opens the door to management and leadership positions.
Our BS-AMT Program builds on your manufacturing knowledge and develops leadership skills for the manufacturing and technology fields. Online courses are taught by world-class NIU faculty who bring real industry challenges into the classroom.
Courses focus on:
- Project Management
- Quality Control and Work Simplification
- Safety, Accident Prevention, and Disaster Preparedness
- Facilities Design and Management Technology
- Manufacturing Distribution
Here's what alumni are saying:"My NIU technology degree has provided me with the tools to feel confident in the job I had, as well as the knowledge to continue advancing my career."
"The biggest benefits of this program were that all of the classes were offered online and that the transfer process was seamless. After receiving my degree, I was promoted three levels and received a $25,000 salary increase."
"Because of my degree I received a promotion six months before my graduation."
"I was often passed over for promotion due to my lack of a four-year degree. Since completing my BS, I have been promoted twice."
"I returned to school after many years of working in industry. NIU provided the opportunity to advance my education and career without having to sacrifice my job."
If you have questions about the BS-AMT, please contact:
Technology Program Advisor